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Infinity Ward's sequel to the highly popular Call of Duty 4. Continuing the popular modern setting, it was quite popular itself, despite the controversy over its lack of dedicated servers.

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Is it possible to enable Splitscreen for Campaign/Spec Ops on a PC?

My friend and I would like to run through the storyline together, as well as complete some Spec Ops missions (especially the 2-player ones). However, unlike its console counterpart, Modern Warfare 2 ...
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COD MW2 Multiplayer won't start

I've been trying to play COD MW2 MP, but it won't work on my pc. My brother copied the files off of my pc without any issues and it works perfectly on his computer. These are the exact same files ...
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How to pick up weapons fast and reliably? (to beat IW time for O Cristo Redentor)

When I'm running and the message "press and hold X for " comes up, and I press it immediately, I always miss it. It works when I anticipate and start holding X before I reach the weapon. But when I ...
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I can't find my mw2 multiplayer progress data on my xbox 360

I have a Xbox 360 but I cannot find my Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer data. I have searched on my Memory and on my USB but still cannot find it.
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Is is possible to delete DLC from Steam?

Is there any way of removing DLC (Downloadable Content) from a game in Steam? In particular, I want to remove the two map packs from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as playlists are segregated ...
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Bright screen glitch when using an UAV of Modern Warfare 2 for PS3

I own an original copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for PlayStation 3. I have encountered an error/graphical glitch that no one else on the internet seems to have. The glitch is the following: ...
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I'm getting “Files different from the server” when playing Modern Warfare 2?

So, I recently start to play my copy of MW2 for PC using Steam. But every time I try to play Multiplayer I load the map up then and I'm sent back to the lobby with the error Files different from the ...
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Modern Warfare 2 Connecting to Servers Take 15 Mins

I just started to play Modern Warfare 2 and I notice it takes me about 15 minutes in order to connect to a server. I open all the router ports, defrag game files from steam, and troubleshoot to the ...
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Can't find a multiplayer game, have the local servers been shut down?

Have the modern warfare servers for PC shut down for people in Britain? I am from Wales and have been trying to connect to a game for about a month now, I tried re-installing it and have tried all of ...
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Is the MW2 steam server still online?

Some weeks ago I wanted to play MW2 multiplayer, but I saw '0 players currently playing'. Could it possibly be that Infinity Ward has shut down the Modern Warfare 2 network for playing in lobbies? I ...
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Why Do MW2 Maps Keep Crashing?

So I am level 59 in MW2 multiplayer, and am planning on getting MW3 in the near future. I want to be able to prestige before then so I can get the bonuses listed in this answer. But whenever I play on ...
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How did Soap get away to freedom but Price ended up in gulag?

In the end of modern warfare 1 price is rendered unconscious while you are conscious and somehow make your way back home. How did price end up in gulag while you - the player as soap mactavish were ...
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Does COD MW2 have offline splitscreen multiplayer?

I'm considering purchasing Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 for Xbox 360, but I'm really confused about the multiplayer options. Most of the results on the internet are either regarding 4 player ONLINE ...
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Why does Price say “good” after doing something “evil”?

Some spoilers, if you haven't yet played MW2. Throughout MW1 and MW2, Price seems to be a good guy. However there is a short part of MW2 where he seems to turn bad. After launching the Russian nuke ...
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Prestige Points after starting MW3

Can I earn an extra point if you prestige in MW2 after you have already prestiged in MW3? I did and dont see the PP
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Why do skilled players in MW2 use weapons unlocked early on, instead of the later ones?

I noticed that in MW2, the more skilled players (who are usually the mvp in team deathmatch, First in FFA and so on), use weapons that are unlocked early on, instead of the weapons unlocked later in ...
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Does running MW2 means you can run MW3?

I read somewhere that MW2 and MW3 share the same core. But the system requirements are a bit different. Does this means that if I can run very smoothly MW2, I can run smoothly MW3 on the same ...
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How do people have the ability to do super jumps in modern warfare 2?

I was playing MW2 and was about to shoot an opponent...and then all of a sudden they jumped like 4 stories! How do they do that?
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Are there different servers for different platforms for Modern Warfare games?

Is it possible that I'm playing against players on the PS3, Xbox and the Mac in a single game? Or does each platform have their own servers and games?
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What is the difference in Captain Price's looks from MW1 and MW2?

What are the differences of Captain Price' looks and actions across the first two Modern Warfare games?
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Steam doesn't show MW2 or TF2 in library on different computer

I'm trying to install my steam games (and play hopefully) on a different computer. I installed steam, logged into my account and for some reason, it only shows Portal. I only have three games ...
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I can never find any Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer games. Why?

I have forwarded all the required ports on my router per these two articles/forum posts: Required Ports for Modern Warfare 2 What ports does this game use? And yet, I still cannot connect to any ...
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Prestige Transfer after starting MW3

I realise that I can get prestige tokens in MW3 for having previously prestiged in MW2/BlackOps, but after playing MW3 for a while can I now go back to the earlier games and prestige in them again to ...
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Are there any similarities between the plot of Modern Warfare 2 and the plot of Modern Warfare 3?

I've had a few debates with friends over the whole CoD franchise and all, and one of their biggest and most recurring points is that Modern Warfare 3 is the same as Modern Warfare 2 but with changed ...
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Prestige transferring from Modern Warfare 1 & 2?

One of my friends told me that you get special unlocks in Modern Warfare 3 if you went prestige in the first two. Is this true? If so what sort of unlocks are we talking about?
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What's the plot of MW2?

I'm probably one of the few people who never got to play Modern Warfare 2, but I did play Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Now I bought MW3, but I'm worried I might be a little lost on the story. So ...
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Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer accuracy stats hacked

How did my online accuracy stats get hacked (reads negative percentage)? It seems it's the only stat to get hacked over KDR and Wins, etc. Not a big deal, I have 1.4 million misses so I'm not very ...
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Why was Captain Price in prison in Modern Warfare 2?

I think I missed something somewhere. In Modern Warfare 2, you have to break Captain Price out of a high security prison in a fortress by the sea. Why was he in prison and when was this explained?
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Does your killstreak end when you get killed by friendly fire in hardcore?

In Modern Warfare 2, does your kill streak end when you get killed by a team mate in hard-core, or only when you get killed by an enemy?
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Is playing MW2 via AlterIW legal?

Long ago, I bought a copy of MW2. As I run it, it requests me to make a Steam account and assign the game to it — otherwise, it doesn't let me do anything at all. Not even single player. :( On ...
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How on MW2 do You Play With Friends on Free-for-all

My friend and I were trying to play an online free for all match on Modern Warfare 2, but it said only one person per party. Is there a way to get around that?
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Long connection time at first attempt to join a lobby in Modern Warfare 2

On CoD:MW2 multiplayer I've noticed the connection time of my first attempt, right after a fresh restart of the game, is extremely long. Once I've connected to a lobby, the connection time is normal ...
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Modern Warfare 2: Prestige Titles

I've recently picked up on MW2 again and am planning to go prestige soon-ish. I've stayed at lvl 70 to complete achievements like headshots etc (as I already had quiet some progress on them). I know ...
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Does completing challenges in Modern Warfare 2 MP improve your skill?

Does completing challenges in Modern Warfare 2 MP improve your skill or are these challenges just "for fun"? I've heard people say that "completing Marksman I challenges make you aim better", or ...
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Modern Warfare 2: Pistol run distance

Does holding a pistol make you run further (or faster) than your primary weapon?
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Predator missile hack in MW2

I was recently playing a team deathmatch game where I got the predator missile, called it in and when I hit the boost button it instantly exploded. Instead of exploding on impact, it ...
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I joined a compromised server and now my account is messed up

Okay, so I was playing a game and this guy used cheats. I hate playing a game with cheats so I left but now my name is no longer white: it is now yellow. When I go to the leaderboards during the game, ...
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Is there any way to report players in MW2?

This is terrible. Almost every lobby I join is hacked, especially on S&D and F4A. Yesterday they reset all my custom classes, setting a smoke grenade as my primary weapon. Is there any way to ...
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“Unbound” where their clan tag should be on player card in MW2

I was recently playing MW2 on PS3 and noticed that some of the players have the word "Unbound" where their clan tag should be on their player card. What exactly does this mean? Are they playing on a ...
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What is the best way to avoid being shot by snipers? (MW2)

I always get frustrated when those stupid snipers start to camp somewhere where I cannot find them and they continuously shoot me. Often I try to find them to shoot them, but their one-shot kills ...
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Modern Warfare 2 “VIP”

Recently I played Modern Warfare 2, I went to play Free-For-All, then I joined a game, once I was in the game I saw strange things, when I played it said: Welcome to Modern Warfare 2 VIP Something ...
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How to exclude a MW2 Map Pack to a PS3 account?

My son downloaded a Map Pack for Modern Warfare II on PS3 with his account. When I play to MW2 with my account, I don't want to play into these maps. Is it possible to exclude these maps from my ...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops vs Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - CoDPoints vs Unlocking

From what I understand, all unlocks are obtained in Black Ops through purchasing with CoD Points, which are obtained from leveling. In Modern Warfare 2, unlocks are available by getting certain ...
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What are the numbers in the upper right corner?

In Call-Of-Duty Black-OPS and Modern-Warfare-2, there are 2 series of numbers in the upper right corner. I thought they could be be an IP but one of these numbers is 0 in MW2. I thought they could ...
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How could this MW2 round on PlayStation have been hacked?

Now I know about various hacks for games on PCs, or games that run dedicated servers which could easily be modified. However one day I was playing MW2 on my PlayStation, and I came across a very ...
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Xbox 360 4 GB Game Compatibility

Is it true that some games will not play on a Xbox 360 4 GB? In particular, I'm wondering about Modern Warfare 2. Since I "know" about computers, my relatives want console recommendations, as if I ...
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In Modern Warfare 2, is it a realistic strategy to play free for all mode with a LMG?

In Modern Warfare 2, is it a realistic strategy to play free for all mode with a LMG? Is this a wise strategy? Should I go for a more "all round" fitout/perks when playing free for all? I seem to get ...
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What is the best weapon combination in Modern Warfare 2? [closed]

What is the best weapon combination in Modern Warfare 2?
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Are there any custom maps for Modern Warfare 2?

I'm tired of the old ones. I know it has expansion packs, but I'll get tired of those too.
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Which vehicles can be destroyed by a predator missile?

I know I can destroy Chopper Gunners, Harriers, Attack Helicopters and Pave Lows with a predator missile. But what about UAV's, Counter-UAV's, Stealth Bombers and AC130's? Just some moments ago I got ...